Picking The Right Tools For The Job

You’d never dig a drainage ditch with a pitchfork, or plug a drywall hole with chewing gum. Instead, you’d pick an appropriate tool and you’d use it to accomplish the job (a shovel, or some spackle, for example). So why do software engineers often spend so much time fixing problems with the wrong tools at hand?

I think there are a number of contributing factors, and I’ve listed three, as well as ways you can overcome these.

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Tuesday, January 13th, 2009 @ 3:45 pm | Comments (0) | Categories: Best Practices
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